Archive for September 18th, 2008

The Office Treadmill

How many miles do you do at the office? While you're making deals or crunching numbers, you may as well be using a treadmill at the same time. Dr. James Levine of the Mayo Clinic started the trend toward treadmills at wo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/18/the-office-treadmill/

Last Meals Delivery Service

Last Meals Delivery Service in Toronto will bring you a last meal (but only if you live in Toronto). Not your last meal, but the meal someone on Death Row chose as their last. They all cost $20 and must be ord...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/18/last-meals-delivery-service/

Video of LeBron James losing at H-O-R-S-E

David Kalb, a warehouse worker from La Habra, California, won a contest to compete against LeBron James in a game of H-O-R-S-E. Using some bizarre trick shots and benefiting from some lucky misses by LeBron, Kalb ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/18/video-of-lebron-james-losing-at-h-o-r-s-e/

Cell Phones Affect Sperm Qualities

Add this to the list of potential harmful effects of cell phones: bad sperm qualities!Keeping a cell phone on talk mode in a pocket can decrease sperm quality, according to new research from the Cleveland Clinic.*/em...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/18/cell-phones-affect-sperm-qualities/

Don't Give Up

McCann-Erickson has produced a beautifully animated but disturbing PSA for the Portuguese organization Quercus {wiki} about global warming. Let the comments begin. http://www.fubiz.net/blog/index.php?2008/09/18/2229-gl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/18/dont-give-up/

Happy Birthday, Tomoji Tanabe!

Tomoji Tanabe has seen many birthdays. Today he turns 113! Tanabe is the world's oldest living man, and the eleventh oldest living person in the world. He celebrated at his home in southern Japan with a visit from the ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/18/happy-birthday-tomoji-tanabe/

I'm With The (Fictional) Band

Today's Lunchtime Quiz at mental_floss will find out how pop-savvy you are about musical groups that exist only in TV and movies. I scored 50%, because I am a pop-culture failure. Come to think of it, I did pr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/18/im-with-the-fictional-band/

Brain Controlled Cell Phones

A company called NeuroSky Inc, has built a prototype of a system that reads brain waves and uses them to control a mobile phone! They held a demonstration at CTIA Wireless IT & Entertainment 2008 in San Francisco last we...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/18/brain-controlled-cell-phones/

Warning Sign

Well, this should be effective. Occasionally, even I run across a message, so clear and so profound, that design of the presentation would do little to make it any clearer. Link -via Digg...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/18/warning-sign/

Speed Vest

Brady Clark and Mykle Hansen created a vest that lets bicycle riders show off how fast they're pedaling:How does the vest work?In a nutshell, it uses a sensor on your wheel to send a signal...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/18/speed-vest/

VideoSift Clips of the Week

(Links open in a new browser window/tab) Funky BeatTwo years ago, we have Lasse Gjertsen patching together his beatboxing clips to make the Internet sens...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/18/videosift-clips-of-the-week-6/

Thermite Destruction

(YouTube link) Jason at Hack A Day details an experiment using thermite to destroy a hard disk while still in a computer case. He also explains what thermite is and warns you not to try this. Link -Thanks...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/18/thermite-destruction/




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